What does "Small" mean?


(adv.) In or to small extent, quantity, or degree; little; slightly (adv.) Not loudly; faintly; timidly (n.) Same as Little go. See under Little, a (n.) Smallclothes (n.) The small or slender part of a thing; as, the small of the leg or of the back (superl.) Being of slight consequence; feeble in influence or importance; unimportant; trivial; insignificant; as, a small fault; a small business (superl.) Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; -- sometimes, in reproach, paltry; mean (superl.) Having little size, compared with other things of the same kind; little in quantity or degree; diminutive; not large or extended in dimension; not great; not much; inconsiderable; as, a small man; a small river (superl.) Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short; as, after a small space (superl.) Weak; slender; fine; gentle; soft; not loud (v. t.) To make little or less

Synonyms mean, humble, fine, minute, modest, soft, moderate, tight, petty, little, low, narrow, minor, inferior, diminutive, wee, slender, tiny, stingy, slim, young, dwarf, limited, micro, minuscule, least, miniscule, elfin, puny, immature, petite, lesser, insignificant, miniature, lilliputian, lowly, bantam, infinitesimal, peanut, midget, miserly, atomic, diminished, littler, mingy, dinky, narrow-minded, teeny, lowercase, reduced, microscopic, bitty, decreased, teensy, smaller, runty, teentsy, subatomic, weeny, belittled, small-minded, ungenerous, littlest, shrimpy, dwarfish, smallest, small-scale, smallish, weensy, undersized, gnomish, teensy-weensy, microscopical, undersize, bittie, elflike, half-size, subgross, atomlike

Example: "A small car" Example: "A small misty rain" Example: "A still small voice" Example: "Helped in my own small way" Example: "Small children" Example: "A small business" Example: "Small a" Example: "Her comments made me feel small" Example: "Small beginnings" Example: "Think small"

Word Family smaller, smallest, smallish, smallness, smalls